by Lauren Horn Griffin, Department of Religious Studies Your Blackboard course menu includes Hypothesis on your “build content” menu. Hypothesis works with files you add to your course. It also
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Webcameras that Facilitate Better Conversations Virtual Guests: Perhaps “OWL” Being See You…??
by Nathan Loewen, Department of Religious Studies What is this? Have you tried using a basic computer web camera to capture conversations in a classroom? Prof. Loewen has experimented with
Why We Use Slack in the MA in Religion in Culture
In this post from Studying Religion in Culture, Mike Altman explains how the Department of Religious Studies uses Slack to connect with its graduate students.
Power-Using and Hacking Blackboard
by Nathan Loewen, Department of Religious Studies Do you use Blackboard in your course? I do. Here’s why: I think it’s easier for me, as well as the students, to
A ‘Hipster’s’ Introduction to Religion
In “A ‘Hipster’s’ Introduction to the Study of Religion,” Nathan Loewen talks about his approach to teaching REL 100 and the academic study of religion: My class sessions are structured as active
Film Course Studies Religion in Popular Culture
Instructor: Matthew Bagger Course: REL 360: Popular Culture/Cultural Humanities Audience: Undergraduates Offered each semester, this one-credit hour course requires students to attend four monthly films along with either the Day Lecture or